S'pore Malay film in Oscar bid

Sayang Disayang submitted for Best Foreign Language Film category

HAPPY TO FLY FLAG: Film-maker Sanif Olek is proud to represent Singapore with his debut movie Sayang Disayang.

Singaporean film-maker Sanif Olek has much to celebrate.

His debut feature Sayang Disayang - an independent film six years in the making - has been selected as Singapore's entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars next year.

It is also the first Malay film submission from Singapore for this award.

An impressive feat, considering that the film has yet to see a general release here.

Read the full report in our print edition on Sept 25.

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Tags: Oscar, Malay and film

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